Drawing from his "Speaking of Language" columns written for The Montreal Gazette, Howard Richler invites readers to enjoy the pleasures of exploring the English languagewhich is rapidly becoming the worlds lingua franca. Among other things, Richler traces how foreign words invaded the English language over the centuries, and how peoples names came into existence. Richler completes his tour of English with a special section on Canadian English. Take My Words also contains many entertaining puzzles, quizzes and word games to challenge readers skills.
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What especially intrigues him is how words come to mean what they mean, how they lose some meanings and gain others.
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